secular

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secular

1. not religious.
2. over long periods of time; gradual.

secular changes, trends
changes that occur over long periods, as long as decades.
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Dr William Strange, vicar of St Peter's, Carmarthen, accused the BBC of having a "strongly secularising agenda".
I WOULD just like to add my voice to the other Daily Post readers who have been expressing their disappointment that the politically correct types are succeeding in secularising Christmas and reducing the traditional Nativity plays to a kind of Disneyfied state, so as not to offend people of other faiths.
It examines the origins and growth of the movement to abolish the secularising reforms of the past century by creating a political order guided by Sharia law.